the United States out of the Treaty on open skies. The administration of President Donald trump has informed international partners, writes the Associated Press.
According to the Americans, Russia violates its obligations under this agreement.
meanwhile, Moscow has not received any notification from the United States, said TASS Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Alexander Grushko. However, this step will adversely affect the military security system in Europe. Especially after the United States withdrew from the Treaty on intermediate-range missiles, the diplomat said.
the Treaty on open skies entered into force in 2002. It was ratified by 34 States. According to this document, the participating countries can fly over each other’s territories to gather information on the armed forces.
Especially for the open skies Treaty Russia had converted the Tu-214. It established three video cameras and three camera. However, the quality of their shooting is limited to: the resolution is not more than 30 centimeters.